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Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman family history material, 1900-2013

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7011 Series 7
Contains family history material from the Booth, Brockbank, Eggertsen, Jex, and Winters families. The materials consist of family group sheets, personal histories and some photographs of these families. Materials date from between 1900 and 2013.


  • 1900-2013

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Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Monroe J. and Shirley Brockbank Paxman collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 carton

44 folders

Biographical History

Monroe Paxman (born 1919) was a judge and professor in Provo, Utah.

Monroe Paxman was born on April 7, 1919 to Achsa Eggerston Paxman and William Monroe Paxman. In 1942, he married Shirley Brockbank. They have seven children. Paxman served as a judge on the 4th District Juvenile Court from 1953-1969 and then taught at Brigham Young University beginning in 1984, where he was awarded the Abraham O. Smoot Award. He helped to run the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum with his wife for twenty-five years. He was also instrumental in saving Academy Square.
Biographical History Shirley Brockbank Paxman (1919-2015) was a professor in Provo, Utah. She taught at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley State College.

Shirley Brockbank Paxman was born in 1919. In 1942, she married Monroe Paxman. Paxman got her B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University in Child Development and Family Relations. She later received her R.N. from Holy Cross Hospital in Salt Lake City. She taught Child Development at Brigham Young University for many years and Nursing at Utah Valley State College. She opened the McCurdy Historical Doll Museum and ran it for many years. Paxman was instrumental in protecting Academy Square.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States